​​​​​​​​​​LEFTHANDED BASEBALL

The Best Lefthanded Batters and Lefthanded Pitchers in Baseball

All-Time Batting Statistics - Lefthanders in the Top 20

Ty Cobb ranks #1 all time with a .366 career batting average and #2 with 4189 hits.
Barry Bonds ranks #1 with 762 home runs.  Babe Ruth ranks #2 with 2214 runs batted in.

​Other Greats (played mostly prior to 1930)

​Tris Speaker, Shoeless Joe Jackson, Eddie Collins, Lefty O'Doul,

Willie Keeler, Bill Terry, and George Sisler​​

Other Greats (played mostly from 1960 to 1990)

​Willie McCovey, Billy Williams, Lou Brock, Carl Yastrzemski, 

Willie Stargell, Joe, Morgan, and Wade Boggs​

Other Greats (played mostly since 1990)

Fred McGriff, Rafael Palmeiro, Larry Walker, Carlos Delgado, 

Todd Helton, David Ortiz, and Ichiro Suzuki


    Tony Gwynn     Barry Bonds     

Ken Griffey Jr.             Jim Thome

​​All-Time Best Lefthanded Batters

Other Greats (played mostly from 1930 to 1960)

Paul Waner, Mickey Cochrane, ​Bill Dickey, Johnny Mize,

Yogi Berra, Duke Snider and Eddie Matthews